Every year on Christmas Eve I write an address to the 40 thousand people that follow me on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or my Blogs and to everyone who may read my words and be reminded or inspired to spread smiles, kindness and compassion for those who are less fortunate than us.
The year has flown by and is quickly coming to a close; this has been a difficult year for many people around the world. Terrorism has been forefront and it has affected us all. Terrorism has changed the way we go about our daily lives, impacted the way we attend social events and made us question our very safety. One thing that we must try to remember is although the majority of media and Donald Trump may feel that just by simply being Muslim, Mexican, Black , White , Yellow or any other origin means that you are a threat to our family’s, our way of life and the world as a whole this is amazingly untrue . Muslims are a warm and loving people who want just what everyone else wants and that is peace and unity in the world. We must remind ourselves that it is a select few radicals that are creating the havoc and that not all Muslims are terrorists. We must not paint everyone with the same brush, the world is full of color and that’s what makes it beautiful. By feeding into the rhetoric and hype we condone and breed hate ourselves. Find the kindness in your heart to be open minded to any religion any race.
We can't continue to see a decay in many areas of society due to neglect, denial and a sense of entitlement on behalf of people, the world does not owe us anything we owe it to the world as we belong to it we are the guests and if there is no change to the way we think feel and act, what kind of legacy are we leaving for our children and future generations. If the world worked together regardless of our differences we would see that poverty would be reduced, hunger would be solved and peace and acceptance would be achieved. We need now more than ever to band together and stand up for peace, show compassion and breed kindness. I am not a celebrity, high profile politician or anyone who is special, I am simply a man who has tried to make a difference in the world that we live in and has tried to inspire change in us all. We are all the same regardless of stature. We all came into this world the same way, yes some have been more fortunate than others but in the end we will all leave the same way too.
Practice compassion for your fellow man, give when you can and always remember that your greatest asset is not a House, Car, Money or material items its your character, your word and most of all your family and friends who love you.
I hope you spread this message , share with friends and send this message of peace around the world.
Take Care my friends, Merry Christmas